Being a part of an online community with a purpose can be a wonderful thing! SparkTeens is committed to helping you live a healthy lifestyle and achieving your goals in a safe and positive environment.
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The back of every commercially bought seed packet provides a basic how-do guide for growing that particular plant. Compiled with information on lighting, sowing depth and more, this article will help you decode what all of those gardening terms mean.... Read more
The Message Boards and SparkPages are great places to find others with common interests and goals. SparkPeople's Community is very positive and you’re likely to develop great relationships with others who share common experiences and support du... Read more
Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects more than 23 million people in the United States. If managed well, people with diabetes can live normal, healthy lives. However, the many devastating effects of uncontrolled or poorly controlled diabetes are... Read more
These days, it's not uncommon for people to make decisions that affect their health based on information that they find on the Internet. But can you trust the weight loss advice you find on Internet message boards? When it comes to weight loss, a... Read more
My daughter and I are both members and we would like to share our tracking information, etc with each other. Is it possible to do this? Or would it make more sense to start a Spark Team and if so, does a spark team allow for sharing weight goal/track... Read more
Am working to perfect REAL pushups. My challenge is to bring my body closer to the floor. I can already get it to the place where an inclined plane on a step or chair would place me, so I just need to practice to get down farther and still be able... Read more
Here's a scenario I've been seeing played out on the boards a lot:
Poster A: Here's a link that I thought was cool
Poster B: That information is approximate/not applicable/wrong/works for you/etc
Ten posts later...
Poster B: You're a... Read more
the other day, I ate a salad at the Black Bear Diner & when I looked up the info on it, it said that *without* dressing, it came to a whopping 950+ cals.
I don't see how they could come up with that as the salad consisted of 4oz of grilled tri t... Read more
I have noticed that several of the members add the nutrition information from the foods they cannot find. They use Serving size of 1 serving. I have seen also some using serving size of 2 or whole can or some other term. That makes it impossible for... Read more
Over a year ago, we shared about the Food and Drug Administration's desire for manufactures to post front-of-label nutrition information in an effort to support the fight against obesity in our country. Now, the Grocery Manufacturers Association... Read more
Would you think twice about your choice if fast food restaurants put calorie counts on their menus? The parent company of KFC, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, Long John Silver’s and A&W All-American Food (Yum Brands, Inc.) said recently that it will voluntari... Read more
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